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Old 06-19-2012, 06:33 AM   #1
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The Linux release


This is the first time I come here.I'm very happy.And also this is my fist time to learn linux and I like it very much. So I want to load a linux release.But I donot know how to do it.pleasehelp me.Think you very much!
 
Old 06-19-2012, 06:48 AM   #2
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there is a link here (main menu) for downloading Linux. You can also find links to all the major distributions at http://distrowatch.com
Common advice is to start with anything in the top ten on the "hit list" at distrowatch----exception: Arch is not recommended for beginners

the generic procedure:

Download an ".iso" disk image
Burn to CD
Boot from the CD
Follow the on-screen instructions
 
Old 06-19-2012, 06:52 AM   #3
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hi shud and welcome to the forums!

first of all, since the Linux-distro-world is soooo vast, you need to tell us what do you use your computer for: working, graphical processing, browsing the internet and watching multimedia content, gaming, etc..., so we can address you properly.
For example, what is the result of this test??

Have fun with Linux!
 
  


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